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Migrant and agency worker compensation claims

Migrant and agency workers are an essential part of the UK's workforce, tackling some of our most difficult and essential jobs. Slater and Gordon is one of Britain's leading injury compensation legal firms, here to offer a No Win No Fee service to almost all of our personal injury clients.

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No Win No Fee compensation

Slater and Gordon is one of Britain's leading injury claims firms, with specialist expertise to help migrant and agency workers receive the compensation they deserve in the event of an accident at work. Call Slater and Gordon on freephone 0330 041 5869 or contact us online for more information.

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What rights do migrant workers have?

Migrant and agency workers in the UK are protected by all UK employment laws. This means that even if you're in the country on a temporary basis, whoever hired you and pays you has a duty of care to make sure that you're not harmed in the workplace. If you've been injured or made ill by unsafe working practices or negligence, you have every right to make a claim for compensation. Speak to a legal expert about starting a No Win No Fee compensation claim today.

How much can I claim for my injury?

This all depends upon the seriousness of the injury, as well as how much it might affect your ability to work in the future, and how much any rehabilitation such as occupational therapy or physiotherapy might cost. However, we take most migrant and agency injury cases on a No Win No Fee basis, and seek interim payments to help you avoid financial hardship if you are unable to work because of your injuries.

How long have I got to make a claim?

Generally, the rule is that you have three years from the date you were injured in which to make a claim. There are exceptions however, such as if the injured person has diminished mental capacity as a result of the accident, if the accident causing injury was abroad, or in the tragic circumstances that the person dies. You should therefore speak to an accidents at work specialist as soon as you are able.

Can I claim compensation if I've had an accident at work?

If you’ve been involved in an accident at work that wasn’t your fault, you may be entitled to compensation. Watch our video of Karolis who tragically lost his foot following an accident at work in a sawmill.

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